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  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-11-17)
    "British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the U.S. government-sponsored Iraq Study Group that pushing for an Israeli-Palestinian peace settlement ""was the only way"" to bring about long-term stability to Iraq and the ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-08-04)
    "A few days ago, I watched once again the Western classic ""High Noon,"" starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly. I'd seen it on previous occasions, but what struck me now is how the story in this 1952 movie bears an uncanny ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-12-29)
    "Retired U.S. Army General Jack Keane and American Enterprise Institute scholar Frederic W. Kagan have argued that any ""surge"" of additional American troops to Iraq should be ""large and lasting."" In a Washington Post ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-01-26)
    Right in the midst of the Bush administration's preparations to send even more American troops to Iraq came news that China successfully fired a missile to destroy one of its own satellites earlier this month. While Chinese ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-01-19)
    The November 2006 Congressional elections made clear that a majority of the American voters no longer support the war in Iraq. The Iraq Study Group, co-chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker and former ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-10-27)
    Some light has finally been shed on the mystery of who will lead Russia after the expiration of Vladimir Putin's second term as president in 2008. Putin has long pledged that he will honor the Russian constitution's limit ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-06-02)
    The annual summit of the presidents of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will take place this coming August in Kyrgyzstan. The SCO groups together Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-09-15)
    "Greta Garbo's 1939 film ""Ninotchka"" can teach us much about how the Global War on Terror (or GWOT) can be won."
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-05-11)
    An Iranian-American scholar who directs the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington was jailed in Tehran earlier this week. Haleh Esfandiari had gone to Iran late last year ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-12-01)
    One idea being floated for resolving the conflict in Iraq is for the United States to get help in doing this from Iran and Syria -- two governments that Washington has long had hostile relations with. It is highly doubtful ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-03-03)
    "Russian President Vladimir Putin has frequently called for the creation of a ""multipolar"" world in order to limit America's ability to act unilaterally without consulting others, especially him. Putin has encouraged ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-02-23)
    Tony Blair's announcement that Britain will reduce its troop presence in Iraq from 7,100 to 5,500 by the end of summer, and possibly to 5,000 by the end of 2007 has come as a shock to the Bush administration. After all, ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-06-05)
    Many of these columns have been critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Others have been critical of American President George W. Bush. Those who object to my criticism of Putin see me as a conservative, while those ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-04-20)
    "The U.S. government has long claimed that Iran is providing arms and training to anti-American Shiite militia groups in Iraq. For Iran to do this may be reprehensible, but is at least understandable in that the majority ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-01-12)
    "Unlike his earlier optimistic assessments of the situation in Iraq, President George W. Bush's Jan. 10 address to the nation painted a much grimmer picture of the complex problems that have emerged there. He also announced ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-02-02)
    Whatever else has gone wrong in Iraq, the Bush administration can point to the fact that free elections have been held there and that a democratically elected government is in place, albeit not really in power. But can ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-07-30)
    If you have a teenager in your house, then chances are you know something about Japanese anime manga, whether in the form of paperback comics, television series, movies, electronic games, or -- as teenagers like to say -- ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2006-10-21)
    "U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice this week secured a pledge from Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso that Japan ""is absolutely not considering"" acquiring nuclear weapons in response to the recent North Korean ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-04-13)
    There have been several attempts at democratic revolution in recent years. Some of these have succeeded, but others have failed. Why? A key factor in determining the success or failure of attempts at democratic revolution ...
  • Katz, Mark N. (UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.), 2007-07-06)
    "It may be years away, but the unification of the two Koreas is bound to occur some day -- the most likely route through the collapse of the North. This could occur because ""Dear Leader"" proves to be a threat to too many ...

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